Stephanie Calmenson, Children's Book Author


No Water River

A generous resource for kids, parents, teachers and writers interested in children’s poetry and picture books.

ALA Poetry Blast @ Sylvia Vardell’s “Poetry for Children”

Poetry Blast

Sylvia Vardell’s “Poetry for Children” blog is invaluable for children’s poetry lovers.   Dr. Vardell and poet Janet Wong are the creators of the highly acclaimed Poetry Friday Anthology series.

Poetry Minute

Poetry Minute

Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt helps teachers share poetry with their students by providing poems from the beginning of September until the end of June.  I’m proud to have my poem “Shaggy Dog” included here.  Guess who the poem is about…

Drawing by Stephanie
Drawing by Stephanie

I took my handy dandy FlipCam with me to the 8th annual ALSC Poetry Blast…First up, Stephanie Calmenson.”
—Sylvia Vardell, PhD, Professor, Texas Woman’s University, School of Library & Information Studies